1976 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1976.

Events[edit]

March events[edit]

April events[edit]

May events[edit]

  • May 4 - An international train collides with a local train near Schiedam, the Netherlands, killing 24 and injuring 11.

June events[edit]

October events[edit]

December events[edit]

Unknown date events[edit]

Accidents[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

July deaths[edit]

October deaths[edit]

Unknown date deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  • Rivanna Chapter, National Railway Historical Society (2005). "This month in railroad history: October". Retrieved 31 October 2005. 
  • White, John H. Jr. (Spring 1986). "America's most noteworthy railroaders". Railroad History. Railway and Locomotive Historical Society (154): 9–15. 
  1. ^ Washington DC Chapter National Railway Historical Society. "Washington, D.C. Railroad History". Archived from the original on 5 February 2006. Retrieved 27 March 2006. 
  2. ^ Balkwill, Richard; Marshall, John (1993). The Guinness Book of Railway Facts and Feats (6th ed.). Enfield: Guinness Publishing. ISBN 0-85112-707-X. 
  3. ^ "New train speeds into service". On This Day. BBC News. 1976-10-04. Archived from the original on 2008-03-07. Retrieved 2017-04-30. 
  4. ^ "Short and Significant: Santa Fe's Fred Gurley dies at 87". Railway Age. 177 (13): 8. July 26, 1976. 
  5. ^ "Obituary". Railway Age. Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation. 177 (14): 43. August 9, 1976. 
  6. ^ "John W. Barriger; Rail historian and railfan". Archived from the original on 1 March 2005. Retrieved 22 February 2005.